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Bents bound for Crailsheim

Chloe Bents (center) was introduced Sunday as the 2018-2019 exchange student to Crailsheim, Germany. She is shown here with sister Quinn (from left), 2017-18 Crailsheim Exchange Student Lilo Herzig, sister Claire and mom Colleen. (Julie Buntjer / The Globe)

WORTHINGTON — Worthington High School Sophomore Chloe Bents will be the city’s 2018-19 representative to Crailsheim, Germany, in a student exchange program that has spanned more than 60 years.

The announcement was made during the annual Worthington-Crailsheim International, Inc., banquet Sunday afternoon at First Lutheran Church in Worthington.

Bents, the daughter of Colleen and the late Dwayne Bents of rural Rushmore, has two older sisters, Claire and Quinn.

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Julie Buntjer

Julie Buntjer joined the Globe newsroom in December 2003, after working more than nine years for weekly newspapers. A native of Worthington, she has a bachelor's degree in agriculture journalism. Find more of her stories of farm life, family and various other tidbits at

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